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Researchers set out to discover new reptiles and amphibians in the “sky island” forests of Mozambique.
A poison dart frog from Peru that mimics its neighbors in incredible detail is evolving into a new species, scientists believe.
By Emma Marris
A traditional fishing technique has been incorporated into a scientific study of the fish of the Amazon basin.
The ancient skeletons of Olmos don’t give up their secrets easily, and with both construction and El Niño threatening to destroy them, time is of the essence!
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. As the field season comes to an end, she reflects on the beauty and imperiled nature of Peru’s archaeological sites from atop a high mountain.
Researchers discover four new species of frog in the Peruvian Andes, three of which are see-through.
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. By comparing bone shards from Peru’s northern coast to an alpaca skeleton from Cusco, she might be able to show what Peruvians ate under Spanish rule.
The Ese’Eja of the Madre de Dios Amazon region in Peru received a Genographic Project Legacy Fund grant to help preserve their culture, stories and language. As outside pressures mount and the battle with the Peruvian government over resources continues, Ese’Eja President Carlos Dejaviso Poje asks: Will our culture be here tomorrow?
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. The town of Zaña, where she is staying, has seen better days, and few truly realize the immensity of its past.
To put an accurate price on carbon, you need to know how much you have and where it’s located, researchers say Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world’s most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change. Released…
Starving seabirds far from home may point to a brewing El Nino in the Pacific.
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. Sifting through the multitude of strange animal bones, she and her team find some that are a sheer mystery!
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. Here, she describes how she became a zooarchaeologist and why the job isn’t as weird as it seems.
Sarah Kennedy is using animal remains to dig through Peru’s colonial past. Here, she arrives in Peru and makes her way out into the field.
Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. This week, we soar with dogs, look for a peaceful resolution to Middle Eastern conflicts, recover lost treasures high in the Andes, save snow leopards, venture to the North Pole for the last time, preach the dangers of cheap meat, rehab injured city critters, and ponder our climate future.